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83. Supplements and Vitamins for Good Sleep (Depression and Anxiety Coping Skills Podcourse)

In this episode, we explore how supplements can help with three common sleep struggles: problems falling asleep, problems staying asleep, and waking up too early (that vexing 4 a.m. hour). Tailoring supplements to these patterns of sleep problems can make your efforts more worthwhile. And no need to take notes, find all the supplements referenced in the show notes. And you can help support the Joy Lab podcast by purchasing through our links. You'll even receive a special discount on our favorite supplements at our Fullscript store! Every purchase helps keep this show ad-free and accessible for all.


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Supplements Noted:

  • Important reminder: This content is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice and is not a replacement for advice and treatment from a medical professional. Consult your doctor or other qualified health professional before beginning any diet change, supplement, or lifestyle program. 
  • Where to shop:
    • Our partner store at Fullscript: This is where you can find high-quality supplements and wellness products. Except for our CBD Gummies, any product links mentioned in the show notes below will require an account. Sign up for your free Fullscript account here: https://us.fullscript.com/welcome/nmh/store-start
    • Resilient Remedies: This is where you can find our line of trusted, high-quality CBD gummies: https://www.resilientremedies.com/
  • Trouble falling asleep:
    • Melatonin (place under tongue)
    • Botanicalm PM: Our favorite herbal sleep support for anxiety and stress-related sleep problems (contains hops, passionflower, L-theanine, and valerian)
    • High-quality, broad-spectrum CBD gummies:
      • Sleep (CBD, CBN, & melatonin; taken at night)
      • Calm (CBD & L-theanine; this can be taken earlier in the day)
      • Restore (CBD; this can be taken earlier in the day)
    • L-theanine (single ingredient)
  • Trouble staying asleep:
    • Magnesium L-threonate: our favorite form of magnesium to support sleep and mental health
    • High-quality, broad-spectrum CBD gummies
      • Calm (CBD & L-theanine; this can be taken earlier in the day)
      • Restore (CBD; this can be taken earlier in the day)
    • Cerenity PM: Our favorite sleep support with 5-HTP
  • Troubles with waking up too early:
    • TruAdapt: Our favorite adaptogen blend (contains Ashwagandha and Eleuthero)
    • High-quality, broad-spectrum CBD 
      • Calm (CBD & L-theanine; this can be taken earlier in the day)
      • Restore (CBD; this can be taken earlier in the day)
  • Bonus... Things We Love: Find all of our NMH favorite teas and wellness products to support calmer days, smoother focus, and restful rituals. 


Additional Sources:

  • This episode is part of our Podcourse! To get the most of the course, you may want to follow along in order, beginning with episode #78 and you can visit the Podourse Page to find all the episodes. However, these episodes can be listened to in any order and you can take action with any strategy that you feel connected to. 
  • Resilient Community: Access lots of extra resilience-boosting resources (like our Sleeping Well Workshop) AND you'll join a group of inspiring folks who play an integral role in keeping this podcast going... which means powerful resources (like this podcourse) stay accessible to everyone.  
  • Joy Lab Program: Take the next leap in your wellbeing journey with step-by-step practices to help you build and maintain the elements of joy in your life.
  • Subscribe to our Newsletter: Join us over at NaturalMentalHealth.com for exclusive emails, updates, and additional strategies.